Saint Francis Healthcare System today announced it has purchased 18 acres of land located at US 60 Outer Road and Harris Drive in Dexter and will build an outreach healthcare facility on the site.
Current plans call for ambulatory services, primary care, rehabilitation therapies and wellness. Specific... Read more
More than 260 golfers and 40 volunteers turned out for the 26th annual Friends of Saint Francis Benefit Golf Tournament on August 23 at Bent Creek Golf Course in Jackson. Funds raised support patients and their families at Saint Francis Medical Center.
Proceeds from this year’s tournament... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has been named one of the 100 “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine for the sixth consecutive year – an honor no other employer in Missouri has achieved.
The prestigious program is open to companies across the healthcare industry... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center’s Fitness Plus recently finished second in the Worldwide Walking Challenge sponsored by the Medical Fitness Association. Fitness Plus recruited more than 700 participants who took a total number of 38,169,706 steps during the week-long challenge in April. Fitness Plus will be recognized... Read more
Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis Medical Center Auxiliary awarded healthcare scholarships to 23 area students on August 2. Each student received $2,000 in scholarships toward a degree in a healthcare-related profession.
The Saint Francis Foundation and Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship Program was created in 1987. Since... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center’s employees showed their generosity and concern for co-workers and patients by pledging more than $203,200 to the 2013 Team One campaign, exceeding the goal. This year was the most successful in the campaign’s history, and included contributions from more than half of... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center’s Level III Emergency and Trauma Center is now offering specialized care for its youngest patients and seniors throughout the region. These enhancements are even more examples of how Saint Francis is leading the way in emergency medicine.
The designated children’s area features special... Read more
Nenninger, Layton, Govero Begin Officer Terms
Saint Francis Healthcare System welcomes Jason Siener of Paducah, Ky., to the Board of Directors, along with new officers Clyde Nenninger, Board chairman; John Layton, vice chairman; and Kevin Govero, secretary/treasurer. Nenninger joined the Board of Directors in 1989 and will... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals.
About 700 hospitals, or approximately 15 percent of hospitals in the United... Read more
Judy Heisserer Named 2013 Auxilian of the Year
The Saint Francis Medical Center Auxiliary presented $204,000 to Saint Francis Healthcare System board of directors vice chair Clyde Nenninger, at the annual Auxiliary and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on April 18. The donation is the second installment of an... Read more
Fitness Plus will host the fifth annual Furry 5K run and one-mile walk on Saturday, June 15, at Missouri Running Company, 1720 Kingsway Drive. Race day registration is from 7 to 7:45 am, and the race begins at 8 am.
A portion of the $20 registration fee... Read more
Glastetter Begins Role as Patient Care Manager in Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to welcome Liz Glastetter, RN, BSN, as she begins her new position as patient care manager in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU).
Glastetter is not a new face at... Read more
Fitness Plus will host Senior Health & Fitness Day Thursday, May 16, from 10 am to noon. Edward Leoni, ReD, Life Coach and retired professor, will present “Make the Rest of Your Life the BEST of Your Life!” from 10:30 to 11:30 am in the Health... Read more
Two independent rating agencies have given strong ratings to the most recent bond issues from Saint Francis Healthcare System. Fitch Ratings assigned a rating of AA- with a stable outlook and Standard & Poor’s assigned a rating of A+ with stable outlook to the $176.4 million... Read more
Tickets are on sale now for Macy’s fashion and fundraising event, “Fashion Focus: Tips and Trends,” benefitting The Friends of Saint Francis.
On Thursday, April 11, from 6 to 8:30 pm, guests will get a sneak peek of upcoming fashion trends and learn plenty of tips to... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to welcome Danielle Liley to the staff of the Saint Francis Foundation.
Liley has joined Saint Francis as a development officer. In this role, she will report to Linda Decker, executive director of the Foundation, and support Saint Francis’ mission by... Read more
Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to welcome Lauren Keith Heuring to the Saint Francis Family.
Heuring has joined the Referral Services team at Saint Francis as a referral services manager. She will join the other referral services managers in cultivating positive relationships with area referring physicians... Read more
Dr. Trueblood Was Instrumental in Medical Center Expansion
Saint Francis Medical Center announces that after 35 years of dedicated practice, Michael C. Trueblood, MD, orthopedic surgeon and Saint Francis Board member, has elected to retire.
In 1978, after completing his medical degree, internship and residency at the Vanderbilt... Read more
Employees at Chateau Girardeau raised $1,557 for Dig for Life, Saint Francis Medical Center’s program that provides free mammography screenings for women who otherwise could not afford them.
The donation was funded by employee’s Pink Up efforts throughout the month of October. Staff participated in bake sales... Read more
Five local high school swim teams raised $1,490 for Dig for Life, Saint Francis Medical Center’s program that provides free mammography screenings for women who otherwise could not afford them.
Swim team students at Cape Central High School, Jackson High School, Poplar Bluff High School, Saxony Lutheran... Read more